Visit Our Campus

Please note:

Due to Covid-19, access to Helen Wood Hall is currently limited to a reduced number of faculty, staff, and students who are attending labs or clinical assignments. All other visitors will not be permitted. Thank you for your understanding and willingness to keep everyone safe.

The University of Rochester School of Nursing is a tight-knit and friendly campus community in the heart of the world-class University of Rochester Medical Center. Visit us to tour our impressive facilities, speak with faculty and staff about specific School of Nursing programs, and explore the sights and tastes of Rochester.

About the Campus

The School of Nursing is housed in Helen Wood Hall, just across the street from the University of Rochester Medical Center and Strong Memorial Hospital. Classrooms and administrative and faculty offices are all located under one roof. Our intimate size fosters vibrant student-to-student and student-to-faculty interaction.

Campus Address

Helen Wood Hall
255 Crittenden Blvd
Rochester, NY 14620

Mailing Address

University of Rochester School of Nursing
601 Elmwood Avenue
Box SON
Rochester, NY 14642

Schedule a Visit

Schedule a virtual visit with our online registration form. 

Or, contact the Admissions Office at son-info@urmc.rochester.edu or (585) 275-2375 to schedule your campus visit. If you're visiting from afar, you may reference this list of nearby hotels.

Directions and Parking

Visitor parking is available in the Saunders Research Building Visitor Lot 14 (Lot 14 SRB). Enter the circular driveway in front of the Saunders Research Building and pull up to the parking attendant booth on the right.

Driving Directions 

From the North:

  • Take I-390 South to River Road exit number 16A (exit directly after Scottsville Road, by airport)
  • Turn right, and stay in right hand lane
  • Take a slight right in the traffic circle onto Kendrick Road
  • Continue on Kendrick Road for three blocks and turn right onto Crittenden Boulevard. The visitor’s parking lot will be on your right (Saunder’s Research Building Visitor Lot)

From the Buffalo area:

  • Take I-90 East
  • Take exit 46 toward Rochester and merge onto I-390 North
  • Take I-390 North to Route 15/Route 15A S exit
  • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for W. Henrietta Road
  • Continue onto E. River Road
  • Keep right at the traffic circle to continue toward Kendrick Road
  • Continue on Kendrick Road for three blocks and turn right onto Crittenden Boulevard. The visitor’s parking lot will be on your right (Saunder’s Research Building Visitor Lot)

From Southern Tier area:

  • Take I-390 North to Route 15/Route 15A S. exit
  •  Keep left at the fork, follow signs for W. Henrietta Road
  • Continue onto E. River Road
  • Keep right at the traffic circle to continue toward Kendrick Road
  • Continue on Kendrick Road for three blocks and turn right onto Crittenden Boulevard. The visitor’s parking lot will be on your right (Saunder’s Research Building Visitor Lot)

From Syracuse area:

  • Take I-90 West
  • Take exit 46 toward Rochester and merge onto I-390 North
  • Take I-390 North to Route 15/Route 15A S exit
  • Keep left at the fork, follow signs for W. Henrietta Road
  • Continue onto E. River Road
  • Keep right at the traffic circle to continue toward Kendrick Road
  • Continue on Kendrick Road for three blocks and turn right onto Crittenden Boulevard. The visitor’s parking lot will be on your right (Saunder’s Research Building Visitor Lot).